- This lyre guitar was made in the 19th century by an unknown maker. It is a six course (6x1) lyre-shaped guitar with a pine top, walnut back and sides, with two circular sound holes and a flat bottom. This popular “parlor” instrument was also known in France as "lyre anacréontique" and in England as "Apollo lyre."
- Currently not on view
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- overall: 31 in x 13 1/2 in x 3 7/8 in; 78.74 cm x 34.29 cm x 9.8425 cm
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- National Museum of American History
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